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Professor Alan Booth

Publications

Books

The Management of Technical Change: Automation in Britain and the USA since 1950, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007.

The British Economy in the Twentieth Century, London: Palgrave, 2001.

Articles

A Survey of Progressive Economic Thought in INterwar Britain: Strengths and Gaps, The History of Economic Thought, vol. 50:2, The Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought, 2009, 74-88

Technical Change and Branch Banking at the Midland Bank, 1945-75, Accounting, Business and Financial History, vol. 14, no. 2, Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2004, 277-300

New revisionists and the Keynesian era: and expanding consensus?, Economic History Review, vol. 56, 2003, 125-130

The manufacturing failure hypothesis and the performance of British industry during the long boom, Economic History Review,, vol. 56, 2003, 1-33

The Broadberry-Crafts views and the evidence: a reply, Economic History Review, vol. 56, no. 2, 2003

New revisionists and the Keynesian era in British economic policy, Economic History Review, vol. 54, 2001

Britain in the 1950s: a Keynesian managed economy?, History of Political Economy, vol. 33, Duke University Press., 2001, 285-315

Chapters

Technological Change and Gender in the Labour Policies of British Retail Banks, 1945-1970, in Melling J, Booth A (eds) Managing the Modern Workplace: Productivity, Politics and Workplace Culture in Postwar Britain, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, 101-123

with Booth ae, Melling JL, Workplace Cultures and Business Performance: British Labour Relations and Industrial Output in Comparative Perspective, in Melling J, Booth A (eds) Managing the Modern Workplace: Productivity, Politics and Workplace Culture in Modern Britain, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, 1-25

with Melling JL, Booth ae, Waiting for Thatcher? Trade Unionism, Labour Politics and Shop Floor Bargaining in Postwar Britain, in Melling J, Booth A (eds) Managing the Modern Workplace: Productivity, Politics and Workplace Culture in Postwar Britain, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, 125-163

Agriculture since 1850, in al DMKE (eds) Historical Atlas of Kent, Boydell and Brewer; Phillimore & Co Ltd, 2004

British Retail Banks, 1955-70: a case of Americanisation?, in Kipping M, Tiratsoo N (eds) Americanisation in Twentieth Century Europe: Business, Culture, Politics, Lille: University of Lille Press, 2002, 309-323

The Economy of Kent: an overview, in Yates N (eds) Kent in the Twentieth Century, Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2001

with Billings M, Techno-nationalism, the Post Office and the creation of Britain's National Giro, in Technological Innovation in Retail Finance: International Historical Perspectives, Routledge

Conferences

with Booth ae, Billings M, Techno-nationalism, the Post Office and the Creation of Britain's National Giro, World Economic History Congress, Utrecht, 3rd - 8th Aug 2009

with Booth ae, Billings M, Between a Rock and a Hard Place: British Banks and Working Class Customers, 1945-1970, Annual Conference of the Economic History Society, University of Warwick, 3rd - 5th Apr 2009